Cyber Ethics: Internet as a basic human right? Market vs. government approaches to increasing internet saturation

In 2016, the United Nations declared internet access a basic human right and urged that steps be taken to extend internet to the estimated 60% of individuals lacking access worldwide.[1]  However, the organization failed to outline how universal access should be effectively and ethically achieved. Specifically, the UN did not analyze whether a market or … Continue reading Cyber Ethics: Internet as a basic human right? Market vs. government approaches to increasing internet saturation

A Potential Cyber Norm for 2018

The Need for Regulation of IoT Devices to Increase Secure Software and Reduce DDoS attacks In October 2016, a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack carried out by a new cyber weapon, the Mirai botnet, caused both European and U.S. citizens using a certain internet server to lose internet access and downed the sites of large companies … Continue reading A Potential Cyber Norm for 2018